McMillan Partner Scott Maidment Elected President of The Advocates' Society 

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June 2019

The Firm is very proud to announce the election of Scott Maidment as President of The Advocates’ Society.

“It is a great privilege for any advocate to serve as President of The Advocates’ Society,” said Scott. “For more than half a century, The Advocates’ Society has supported the administration of justice by cultivating excellence in the profession of advocacy. Our leaders change, but our mission remains the same.”

Teresa Dufort, CEO and Managing Partner at McMillan said, “Scott’s election as President of The Advocates’ Society is a strong reflection of his commitment to professional excellence as an advocate. Our Firm strongly supports the mission of The Advocates’ Society. Because that mission is vitally important to the administration of justice, it matters to our entire community. I join Firm members in all of our offices in congratulating Scott on this remarkable achievement.”

Founded in 1965, The Advocates’ Society has more than 6,000 members nationwide. You can learn more about the Society at